Chris Acevedo

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Lit Motors C-1: Video Shows Self-Balancing Motorcycle On The Road

Building an automotive startup is never easy, especially when the product offered by that company defies easy description.<p>Lit Motors has been …

Meet Denny, the bike for people who don’t ride bikes

If you want to change the face of transportation, you’re not going to do it by giving bikers better bikes; you have to turn more people into bikers. To that end, Seattle-based design company Teague has created the Denny.<p>Denny is a bike that aims to eliminate (or at least lessen) the hassles of …

Watch this Lamborghini Aventador shoot flames and light itself on fire

The stationary revving of high-horsepower, high-cylinder-count Italian engines may be an adolescent pleasure among the world's wealthy, but it's a mechanical display of machismo we're usually prepared to indulge simply because it sounds so great. And it's a spectacle made all the better when one's …

Scion Challenged Three Media Outlets to Build the Ultimate FR-S

Scion’s annual Tuner Challenge, in which three tuners are given a Scion, $15,000, and 90 days to customize the car for the SEMA show, has become something we look forward to every year. For 2014, Scion has changed things up: instead of handing the cars over to tuners, the automaker issued its …

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack

2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

When nothing less than second-best will do.<p>If you’re truly wealthy, you’re not visiting your local Rolls-Royce dealership to buy a Ghost, but rather a Phantom, at a price that starts just above $400,000 but can require adding a seventh digit. The Ghost, while still outrageously expensive at …

This Man Pretended To Be In A Coma For Two Years To Avoid Court

His "spine injury" left him in a "comatose state".<p>The Swansea 47-year-old – who claimed benefits for a "spine injury" that he claimed caused him seizures, leaving him in a "comatose state" – conned his pensioner neighbour out of £40,000 over two years and used the money to go on shopping trips and …

Six officials 'disappear' in latest Pyongyang purges

Reports that Kim Jong-un is linked to disappearance of senior members of the North Korean government and military<p>As many as six senior members of the North Korean regime have apparently been purged in the latest bout of blood-letting in Pyongyang.<p>South Korean media reported that six officials - …

8 Ways to Lower the Odds of Being Ticketed When Police Pull You Over

How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's Aztek—the greatest failed model in recent history—get all the way from flawed design to ugly product? We asked Bob Lutz, our industry expert and man-about-town. Here's the inside dope.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Visions of America/Contributor/Getty Images)</i><p>…

Apple Accidentally Releases Images of New iPads

Apple appears to have accidentally revealed images of both its new iPads, the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 ahead of its Thursday event, an unusual …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

1901 Boston time capsule yields small red book

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A 113-year-old, shoebox-sized time capsule was removed Thursday from the head of a lion statue where it had long sat, hidden in …

Man With Tom Brady Helmet Tattoo Arrested For Narcotics

No one can say Victor Thompson is not a Tom Brady fan -- not when he has the helmet of the New England Patriots' quarterback tattooed on his head.<p>Thompson got the elaborate ink job done in 2008, according to Barstool Sports.<p>Now, his unique tribute to Brady has gone viral, thanks to a mug shot …

Apple's bankrupt sapphire glass supplier plans to shut down its plant

890 employees will be laid off<p>Apple's sapphire glass supplier has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to shut down two production plants and lay off 890 workers. The supplier, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), says that it's burning through an unsustainable amount of money at the Arizona …

Hunter: Terrorists crossing into U.S. -- but maybe not ISIS

Men affiliated with terrorist organizations have crossed the United States' southern border and the Department of Homeland Security is splitting hairs by arguing otherwise, a House Republican is saying.<p>Rep. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican who made headlines this week by claiming that Border …

Police sorry for telling wrong family of death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son's long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he'd been …

Scientists raised these fish to walk on land

Using living fish to study ancient evolutionary changes<p>Raising fish on land seems like the sort of idea you’d get while recovering from general anesthesia. But for three McGill University researchers, it made perfect sense. How else would you find out what behavioral and physiological changes might …

The Surprising Secret To College Success? Study Less And Socialize More

With college classes underway or about to be across the country, millions of students are starting the fall semester with high hopes, both of what they’ll achieve in the classroom and what doors the education they’re pursuing will eventually open. For many, they believe that path to their bright …

There Could Be A Very Simple Reason For Why People Aren't Updating To iOS 8

There's been a lot of chatter lately about the adoption rate of iOS 8, but the reason might lie in the phone's storage capacity.<p>iOS 8 adoption has increased just 1% since Apple last published stats on the operating system.<p>Some have speculated that the reason for the slow adoption rate might be …

Is Kim Jong Un still in charge of North Korea?

Events in North Korea have left the world wondering: Where's leader Kim Jong Un and is he still running perhaps the most isolated country on Earth?<p>Some analysts speculate Kim may have been ousted by an old guard from the era of his late father, whose 2011 death put the son in power.<p>First, Kim Jong …